Book Reviews

This Savage Song-Book Review(No Spoilers)

Author: Victoria Schwab

Series: Monsters of Verity #1

Rating: 5/5 Stars

Summary: “There’s no such thing as safe.

Kate Harker wants to be as ruthless as her father. After five years and six boarding schools, she’s finally going home to prove that she can be.

August Flynn wants to be human. But he isn’t. He’s a monster, one that can steal souls with a song. He’s one of the three most powerful monsters in a city overrun with them. His own father’s secret weapon.

Their city is divided.

Their city is crumbling.

Kate and August are the only two who see both sides, the only two who could do something.

But how do you decide to be a hero or a villain when it’s hard to tell which is which?” -From Goodreads

Review: Victoria Schwab has done a great job with this book.

She brings us to a city where there is violence with safety and protection being a luxury. Not only that, but when violence happens monsters get made. The whole premise was what made me want to read this book and I was not disappointed. Nothing was lacking in this book.

As soon as you start reading page one, you are instantly hooked by the two main characters, August and Kate. August became my favorite character right away because of how much me and him were alike with what we thought things should be handled. As for Kate, it did take me a bit to trust her because of how she wanted to be like her father, but then she became my favorite character too.

Victoria’s writing in this book was great. Especially the dialogue and interactions between characters.

If you loved any of Victoria Schwab’s books, then you need to read this one.

Have fun reading!!!

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